The new Malkoff M61SHO

kerneldrop

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Colored LEDs don’t use more than 1 amp of current so they stay cool and ultra reliable.

It’s not cheap but you can do red auxiliaries and Amber triples in a heavy copper P6 drop in.
 

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HDS amber is fantastic, probably my most used HDS these days. Lotta $$$ for a colored led though.
I been eyeing them for a year or so, even on the second they ain't cheap at all,
If I had a malkoff amber head that I could swap out on a 16650 body when camping that would be the tops, its been ideal lately to carry one body, 2-3 batteries and 2-3 heads on my last few trips.
 

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I been eyeing them for a year or so, even on the second they ain't cheap at all,
If I had a malkoff amber head that I could swap out on a 16650 body when camping that would be the tops, its been ideal lately to carry one body, 2-3 batteries and 2-3 heads on my last few trips.

A p6 dropin should fit in a VME head.
I have 3 different sized p6 dropins...i'll see if any fit into a VME head.
 

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For the two I own, form factor of the light pill is also slightly different. the Sho has a lip for optimal P60 drop-in spacing. Also because the HOT has a TIR optic, the pill itself is sealed where as the reflector is open inside the head.

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They both work in the M61 heads, but because the tapering is different on the HOT, i don't think it would work as a drop-in in surefire heads.

EDIT: HOTv2 is camera right in the shots, while SHO is camera left.
 

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SST20 with reflector vs XPL Hi with TIR.
 
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